TJ Ioane has gone from strength to strength in recent seasons, with Otago and the Highlanders.
Ioane made the move from Wellington to Dunedin in 2011, originally to play club rugby with the hopes of making the Otago side.
Called up to the Highlanders in 2013 as injury cover, Ioane will be aiming for another strong season with Otago to help secure a starting position with the Highlanders in 2014.
Favourite rugby player: J.C. (Jesus Christ)
Team you most want to beat: Wellington Lions
Earliest rugby memory: U15's Wellington College
Best rugby moment: Debut for Otago
What representing Otago means to you: Playing for your province, family and team mates
Goals for the 2013 season: Winning the ITM Cup Championship